Category: HR Work Break Podcast

A series of conversations with members of the HR community, covering the latest trends and popular topics that are driving the world of human resources and people operations.

HR Work Break: Empowering Employees Through L&D

Guests: Whitney Wilber, Global Head of Employer Brand at BNY Mellon LinkedIn’s 2024 Workplace Learning Report found that upskilling employees was the second highest focus area for businesses. Upskilling efforts not only aid employees, but providing learning opportunities is the number one retention strategy. Whitney Wilber, Global Head of Employer Brand at BNY Mellon, joins […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Out and Proud in the Workplace

In honor of Pride Month, this week’s episode of HR Work Break is a popular gem from our archive. Ivori Johnson, Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at ChartHop, and Kat Kibben, CEO and Founder of Three Ears Media join to discuss Pride Month, being LGBTQ+ at work, and how to be an inclusive employer. For more […]

HR Work Break: Volunteering as a Recruitment Strategy

Guests: Leila Saad, CEO of Common Impact 71% of workers want their work to reflect their values, provide a sense of purpose and have social impact. As such, more and more companies are turning toward volunteer opportunities as a way to attract, retain, and engage talent. Leila Saad, CEO of Common Impact, explains how skills-based […]

HR Work Break: Mental Health in the Workplace

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. For those who are struggling, know that it’s okay to not be okay—please reach out for help if you need it, and remember that there are people who care about you. In this episode of HR Work Break, we reflect on workplace wellbeing best practices from Dr. Meisha-Ann Martin, […]

HR Work Break: People-First Recruiting Technology

Guests: Daniele Bologna, PhD, HR Senior Director at Proctor & Gamble, and Whitney Wilber, Global Head of Employer Brand at BNY Mellon 38% of HR professionals have informally discussed implementing AI into workflow while 15% have already implemented it. As this technology becomes more prevalent in recruitment, it’s essential that HR leaders take steps to […]

HR Work Break: FTC’s Latest Noncompete Rule

Earlier this week, on April 23, the Federal Trade Commission voted to finalize a new rule to prohibit employers from enforcing noncompetes against workers. What does this mean for employers, workers, and future labor laws? Check out our latest podcast episode to learn more! Remember, you can always follow us on Twitter at @HRWorksPodcast, and we […]

HR Work Break: What’s In Store for the NLRB’s Final Independent Contractor Rule?

A district court in Texas invalidated the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) latest independent contractor rule, restoring the Board’s 2020 rule. Let’s investigate what employers must know about the overturn 2024 rule, the current 2020 rule, and what this means for the future. Remember, you can always follow us on Twitter at @HRWorksPodcast, and we are […]

HR Work Break: Trends, Technology, and the Future of Hiring

Guests: Daniele Bologna, PhD, HR Senior Director at Proctor & Gamble, and Whiteny Wilber, Global Head of Employer Brand at BNY Mellon 56% of applicants say that they would discourage others from applying to a company based on a bad recruiting experience. In today’s market, businesses must invest in the candidate experience, technology, and the […]

HR Work Break: Women in Leadership

Guests: Vitri Bhandari, Chief People Officer at Andela. As we near the end of Women’s History month, Vitri Bhandari, Chief People Office at Andela, joins the HR Works Podcast for a conversation about empowering women in the workplace and creating more diverse employee pipelines at organizations. Remember, you can always follow us on Twitter at @HRWorksPodcast, […]

HR Work Break: International Women’s Day 2024

Guest: Cristina Jimenez, Senior Partner & Head of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at RHR International March 8th is International Women’s Day, a time to celebrate women’s achievements and take action to drive gender parity. Cristina Jimenez, Senior Partner & Head of Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at RHR International, joins to discuss this year’s theme (“Inspire […]